Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law & Policy

UCLA Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance
Spring 2017 Schedule

Faculty Organizers: Jason Oh & Eric Zolt

*If a paper is not posted, it is intended only for workshop attendees.

February 2, 2017
Danny Yagan, UC Berkeley Economics
"Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility"

February 9, 2017
Anders Jensen, Harvard Kennedy School
"Employment Structure and the Rise of the Modern Tax System"

February 16, 2017
Lilian Faulhaber, Georgetown Law
"The Trouble with Tax Competition: From Practice to Theory"

February 23, 2017
Lucy Martin, Unviersity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Revenue Source and Electoral Accountability: Experimental Evidence from Local U.S. Policymakers"

March 2, 2017
Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan Law School
"Problems with Destination-Based Corporate Taxes and the Ryan Blueprint"

March 9, 2017
Daniel Hemel, University of Chicago Law School
"Federalism as a Safeguard of Progressive Taxation"

March 16, 2017
Eric Zwick, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
"Kinky Tax Policy and Abnormal Investment Behavior"

March 23, 2017
Youssef Benzarti, UCLA Economics
"What Goes Up May Not Come Down: Asymmetric Incidence of Value-Added Taxes"